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Rosenberg Ends 39-Year Run on WGN


The name of the show was "Extension 720" with Milt Rosenberg and it aired for nearly four decades. December 20th will be Rosenberg's final show, a retrospective. The WGN lineup has been completely revamped as parent company Tribune works its way out of a four-year bankruptcy. The Chicagoland Radio and Media Board says the changes are to save money.
Rosenberg said, "Im thankful to my listeners and I'm proud to have shared almost 40 years with them.  We attempted to provide intelligent radio featuring the movers and observers of history being made as well as programs on established history, the popular and 'high' arts, and the sciences from cosmology to sociology - all mixed with frequent forays into more light-hearted fare."

Interim WGN GM Jeff Hill says, "Milt has added another rich chapter to WGN Radio's history and we thank him for his service. Though Milt will not be a full-time program host, he will continue to be a show contributor and have a presence at the station.  Were also very excited to add two female voices to our lineup and to Chicago radio in Carol Roth and Turi Ryder.
New schedule effective January 2013:
6-10a.m.: Jonathon Brandmeier
10a.m.-12p.m.: Mike McConnell
12-1p.m.: The Noon Show Carol Roth
1-3p.m.: Mike McConnell
3-7p.m.: Garry Meier
7-10p.m.: WGN Sports Night
10p.m.-1a.m.: Turi Ryder
1-6a.m.: Bill Leff

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(12/20/2012 8:56:24 AM)
Iam sorry to see WGN retiring milt rosenberg, his show is very informative and I shall miss him the only other wgn person I enjoy listening to is Nick G.
Sorry to say I will not be turning on WGN at 10 pm

- char goodman

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